Letter of Authorization form to add a Pest Control Advisor (PCA) as an authorized contact on a Restricted Materials Permit. This authorization allows the PCA to make changes to a currently valid permit. It DOES NOT authorize the PCA to take out or renew the permit. The form must be completed and signed by the operator of the property and must also be signed by the licensed/registered PCA. The authorization is valid until revoked in writing to the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner.
A PDF format information packet summarizing the requirements and responsibilities, including laws, regulations, and definitions, for Pest Control Advisors and Pest Control Recommendations. Please contact the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner 559-684-3352, or visit the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for the most up-to-date information.
A PDF format information packet for Pest Control Business Operators (PCB) summarizing the requirements and responsibilities, including laws, regulations, and definitions. Please contact the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner, 559-684-3352, or visit the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for the most up-to-date information.
A PDF format information packet for Pest Control Pilots summarizing the requirements and responsibilities, including laws, regulations, and definitions.
Link to the Department of Pesticide Regulation complete list of Pesticide Safety Information Series leaflets, Many are available in English, Spanish, and Punjabi.
An information packet for employers with employees that handle pesticides. Includes information on Respiratory Training requirements and forms for the Employer's Written Training Program, Medical Supervision Written Agreement, and the Employee Pesticide Safety Training Record (English and Spanish). The A-8, Safety Rules for Pesticide Handlers on Farms (English) and the A-8, Reglas de Seguridad para el Manejo de Pesticidas (Spanish) should also be downloaded by anyone who has pesticides workers. Please note that the A-8 has not been updated as of January 1, 207 to reflect changes in Worker Protection Standards regulations.
Información desde el Departamento de California de regulación de pesticidas que plaguicidas son considerados "Restringida", los que requieren un permiso y qué productos están exentos. También información sobre certificación en relación con los permisos.
A Written Respiratory Program is required in any workplace where respirators are required by label, restricted material permit condition, or regulation. These documents provide employers with information to assist in developing their own Written Respiratory Program. Note that the Sample documents are GUIDELINES only. Each employer must customize the written program to reflect their actual program, specific to their company. Please contact the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner if you have questions.
Beekeepers must register on the BeeWhere website AND with Tulare County prior to bringing bees into the county. Please submit your $10.00 registration fee, or a copy of the receipt if you are already paid in another county, to the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner with your county registration form.
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